In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said none of the passengers on the bus was hurt, but many were unsettled at the sudden unscheduled detour.
- Voting in constituencies where results were annulled was to take place at an as yet unscheduled time.
- Scheduled and unscheduled cultural performances continued day and night on the ten stages set up throughout the centre.
- Hamilton's truck is running well after the first pit stop, but we cut a tire and have to make an unscheduled pit stop.
- Then, go back and mark all of the bike shops and hospitals along the route, just in case you have to make an unscheduled stop.
- We remember with fondness our unscheduled rest stop in Slidell, Louisiana.
- Buses stopping at unscheduled spots added to the confusion.
- Early in the race, a plastic bag caught on Benson's front grille, prompting an unscheduled pit stop.
- The CIA was never able to use this system to set up an unscheduled meeting with him.
- There have been no unscheduled absences, no real outbursts.
- One can read into that that it was the chairman, rather than the director of football, who precipitated the manager's unscheduled departure.
- He also made an unscheduled visit to see the constable's colleagues yesterday, before completing his official duties.
- The restaurant also coped with an unscheduled shutdown last Thursday.
- Let's spice things up with an unscheduled extra competition.
- With time not an issue, Robic stopped for an unscheduled rest in Athens after consulting with his crew.
- On the trip from London he took an eight-mile unscheduled detour.
- Birdwatchers have been flocking to the shores of the Firth of Forth after thousands of South American seabirds made an unscheduled stop.
- Apparently, participating in unscheduled photo calls with unknowns isn't her idea of how people should behave in showbiz.
- Andreas Gursky We've just watched an unscheduled programme on German photographer Andreas Gursky, and it was a joy and a delight.
- Last week Times editor Peter Stothard announced he is taking an unscheduled sabbatical.
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